Cutting your Herbs~Tutorial: How to cut herbs - for basil don't pluck leaves off, instead trim stem. Leave two sets of leaves on stem (leaves grow in pairs across from each other). Cut immediately above the second set of leaves from the ground. Plant will then grow new branches from this cut.
nine easiest herbs to grow indoors: lemongrass chives mint parsley vietnamese coriander oregano thyme rosemary basil lemongrass grows in water chives grow like grass mint will take over a pot others can grow together